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There are decades where nothing happens; and there are weeks where decades happen

Lambeth Council has today announced jaw dropping plans to enable more people to ride safely locally and to work. These much needed proposals add to the councils recent walking and cycling response to coronavirus (COVID-19). They will help people travel avoiding public transport, enabling social distancing. Exciting plan for better streets This is a massive … Continue reading There are decades where nothing happens; and there are weeks where decades happen

Meeting on 21 May: update on council and TFL coronavirus work

UPDATE 21 May: Join us on Zoom this evening at 7.30pm. We will have a break for Clap for our Carers and/or getting refreshments, join part two on Zoom at 8.10pm. At our online meeting we'll be joined by Cllr Claire Holland, Deputy Council Leader and lead for Sustainable Transport, Environment and Clean Air. Cllr … Continue reading Meeting on 21 May: update on council and TFL coronavirus work

Lambeth’s walking and cycling response to coronavirus

Lambeth Council has published plans recognising the role space for walking and cycling play in tackling coronavirus (COVID-19) and the problems caused by it. Key elements This week - Use temporary barriers to create additional space for pedestrians at key locations (where no traffic order required). Plus filtering Cornwall Road at Waterloo. During May - ‘point closures on healthy … Continue reading Lambeth’s walking and cycling response to coronavirus

Meetings cancelled until further notice – join us Online

In light of Government advice we have cancelled our March meeting (which was due to take place on Thursday 19 March) and all meetings until further notice. The main topic was going to be LCC's Climate Safe Streets campaign around the Mayoral election.  With that postponed until next year we'll be seeking an update from … Continue reading Meetings cancelled until further notice – join us Online

Rat running to be tackled in Streatham Hill residential streets

Lambeth Council is asking for comments on plans to cut rat running with the residential streets east of the A23 Streatham Hill becoming a low traffic neighbourhood. We are shocked by the amount of through traffic on these residential streets and support real action to improve walking and cycling and to tackle air pollution, so … Continue reading Rat running to be tackled in Streatham Hill residential streets

Healthier and safer streets for Ferndale, Loughborough and Railton neighbourhoods

The Brixton Liveable Neighbourhood is getting local with the council starting engagement on improvements in the three areas 'Ferndale', 'Loughborough' and 'Railton'. Find out more and respond to the council's survey. Ferndale There are three ideas the council is asking about: Access to bus, walk, cycle throughSide roads access only, keep traffic on main routes.Access … Continue reading Healthier and safer streets for Ferndale, Loughborough and Railton neighbourhoods

Support safer cycling on the A23 Streatham Hill

TfL has opened a consultation for much needed cycle tracks, and more pedestrian crossings, on Streatham Hill. We support these plans and hope you will show your support too. The A23 at Streatham Hill is currently dominated by motor traffic and can be intimidating and unpleasant place for people who visit, study, live and work … Continue reading Support safer cycling on the A23 Streatham Hill